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Rules

Optional and alternative rules.

7:7 - A Dying Card Game

Concept: “Well, it’s like a Living Card Game, but it’s up to all of you to keep it shambling on in a foetid undead state. Its brains have now been splattered gruesomely across the Mӧrk Borg community, decentralized, disaggregated, dismembered, ready to be resurrected at any time through the BLACK MAGIC of the Third Party License.”
Content:
A Print and Play Card Game with an Open License.
Writing: Flexible rules account for 3 modes of play. With delightfully characterized (and miserable) scvm.
Art/design:
Consistent use of symbolism and color for quick visual reference of card types and stats. Characterful illustrations and public domain art.
Usability:
Usable for 1v1, solo play, or as a prompt for randomized Mörk Borg adventures. Has a flexibility license so you can release your own expansions.

ABBAGEDDON

Concept: “An alternate Miseries prophecy”
Content:
… inspired by ABBA
Writing:
Successfully adapts images and concepts into apocalyptic enigmas
Art/design:
Mimics the Nameless Scriptures’ layout with highlighting for easy reference and textured background for visual variety
Usability:
It’s a really upbeat, peppy apocalypse. From Sweden.

ABXP: A Bloodier eXPerience

Concept: “An all new way to level up your Mork Borg characters by earning Experience points and spending them directly on improving your character how you want, inspired by the Vampire the Masquerade system.”
Content: Xp award and expenditure rules. Undead or goblin curse mechanics. A bloody sanguimancer.
Writing: Just the mechanics. A reliable reference sheet for use at the table.
Art/design: A satisfying blend of art and utility with characterful illustration and a flexible layout. 
Usability: Textured and illustrated but easy to print. A format suitable for front-to-back or full landscape printing. 

Album Crawl

19 contributors
Concept: “A collection of deafening dungeons and auditory misadventures for MÖRK BORG.”
Content:
22 music-inspired settings and scenarios; many intriguing rules and foes; alternate Miseries; a whole spread of punishments for unruly dice
Writing:
Variously fascinating and horrifying
Art/design:
Widely variegated but all nicely done
Usability:
A couple atypical layouts that reward a bit of scrutiny and patience

Apocrypha

Concept: “They thought that all of Anuk Schleger's Scriptures were uncovered. I wish they had been right.”
Content: Rules, Tables, Character Traits, Diseases, Treatment & Body Mods, Dungeons, Bounties, Followers, Gear, Summoning, Monsters, Monstrous Classes. A little of everything.
Writing: A variety show with distinct blends of humor and horror throughout.
Art/design: Dementedly scrawled art and public domain images cut through with Mörk Borgian Design Sensibilities
Usability: Clear rules, table of contents, thoughtful page references at the beginning of the monster section. 

A Question of Honor

Concept: “Get down in the muck, honorably. Roll in the slime, valiantly. Collect foreskins, to preserve your good name.”
Content:
An optional rule that punishes you for being too dis/honorable and affects encounters and initiative
Writing:
Clear description of the mechanics with plenty of humor worked in (particularly the color text and the offenses and tasks tables)
Art/design:
Works primarily in yellow, pink, white, and black with some red for particular emphasis; some interesting layout and clever typographical effects
Usability:
Some visual friction due to point size and shifts in typefaces, but the issue’s balanced by its brevity

Barber’s Guide to Humorism

Concept: “An experiment of King Fathmu IX gone wrong”
Content:
Rules for exploiting the power of bodily humors
Writing:
Provides some brief lore but mostly dedicated to mechanics
Art/design:
Liberal layouts with a stylistic variety of public domain illustrations
Usability:
The medical images child-organ-harvesting lore may be distressing for some players

Being Dead

Concept: “A guide to being undead/already dead”
Content:
Rules for becoming undead and playing an undead character
Writing:
Provides a lot of character and mechanical options for the recently deceased with an undercurrent of sardonic wit
Art/design:
Typography and visual elements clearly delineates sections and individual points
Usability:
A handy, straightforward way to hang onto a beloved character for a little longer

Blackpowder Basics

Concept: “Unleash havoc with this set of rules featuring devastating blackpowder weaponry.”
Content:
Includes rules for historic firearms, blackpowder mishaps, and a gun-toting character class
Writing:
Clear delivery of more-complicated-than-average weapon mechanics
Art/design:
On-brand use of color, type, and visual arrangements
Usability:
Well laid out in discrete sections and easy to navigate

Bludgeon, Shatter and Pierce

“A variety of tools to use in combat and to make fights more interesting”

Boring & Useless

“You loot the corpse of your fallen foe. Searching frantically through its pockets, pouches and bags you find...”

Bork Borg

Concept: “Drastically increases the quantity and variety of dog options”
Content:
Dog breeds, dog-related items, an optional dog-based class, rules for dog PCs (with their own optional classes), and a dog-centered adventure
Writing:
Clearly and affectionately written with a clever shift to the dog’s POV in the dog-PC section
Art/design:
Designed for easy reading and navigation with graphic touches like a dog-head border and pawprints across pages
Usability:
Sit. Stay. Good.

Börk Morgue #666

Concept: “An unofficial zine for a Dying World with words and design”
Content:
Random tables, optional rules for dice & powers & armor/weapons/combat, pointy teeth, monsters & NPCs … and a Börk Morgue & a Maus Borg
Writing:
Presented with a personable tone with plenty of wry wit
Art/design: Loaded with Mörk Borg aesthetic elements, color, and some creative layouts
Usability:
Adds some deeper complexity in some areas (especially complex) and some irreverent variety all around
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